Liposuction is the most common plastic surgery for both men and women in the United States. However, it is commonly misunderstood. Many people believe liposuction is a way to quickly reduce body weight or treat obesity. Instead, liposuction aims to reshape certain areas of the body that typically do not respond well to diet and/or exercise. Some of these “problem areas” are typically thighs, buttock, arms, abdomen, and breasts.
As we age, it’s unavoidable that our bodies begin changing. We naturally begin to lose elasticity in our skin and it becomes harder to retain the tight, taut bodies we once had. For patients who don’t want to go under the knife for a surgical procedure like a tummy tuck or liposuction to achieve a flattering, more toned figure, body contouring is a much less invasive solution. Below we’ll discuss the ins and outs of body contouring so you can decide if it’s right for you!
Laser hair removal isn’t exactly a new thing, and we’re sure you’ve heard of it at some point, but it’s hard to grasp how many benefits you can reap from laser hair removal until you’ve tried it on yourself. Here are 5 benefits of laser hair removal that will make you love your body-hair-free life!
Women who have decided to undergo mastectomy as a treatment for breast cancer will also be faced with the difficult choice of whether or not to choose breast reconstruction. For women who choose to have breast reconstruction surgery, there are two main types of surgical techniques: flap reconstruction and implant reconstruction. Below we will discuss the two types of breast reconstruction, their pros and cons, and how to choose the best one for you.
We understand that sometimes it’s difficult for patients to pay for their procedure(s) in one bulk payment. That’s why we’ve put several financing options for plastic surgery into place, so you can have peace of mind and pay off your procedure in a way that’s the most convenient for you! Here’s a look at some of the different options available for financing your plastic surgery at HZ.
A blepharoplasty, which is commonly referred to as an eyelid surgery, or an eyelid lift surgery, is a great fit for anyone who has and/or is self conscious about permanent bags under the eyes, excess eyelid skin, a tired or drooping gaze. Unfortunately, the procedure carries a few myths and misconceptions that often dissuades people from even considering the option. That is why we wanted to take some time to lay out these myths so that we can dispel them once and for all
As we age and gravity takes its toll on us, we may start to see the skin around our face and neck start drooping or developing deep wrinkles and lines. Since we can’t change the way we age, many people are electing to combat this sagging skin by turning to plastic surgeons for a procedure called a neck lift. People may get a neck lift for a variety of reasons, but the most predominant purpose is to remove the excess skin from the neck, providing a smoother, slimmer, and more youthful neck area. Here’s everything you need to know about how the procedure works:
Let’s face it, men are not immune to wrinkles, and rates of Botox—or “Brotox”—for men are increasing as guys seek to rejuvenate their skin in a world dominated by aesthetic appearance. Let’s take a look at the new wave taking the cosmetic world by storm: Botox for men.
Breast augmentation has helped countless women feel more comfortable in their own skin. If you’ve decided on breast augmentation to boost your confidence or to feel better about your appearance, your next decision will be to choose between saline or silicone implants. Below we will discuss the pros and cons of each, how to pick the right breast implant, and why you might be a better candidate for one over the other.
Successful surgeries always begin with successful consultations, and many unfavorable plastic surgery experiences could have been avoided if the patient got more out of their consultation. So, here's how you can tell if your plastic surgeon is the real deal.
Otoplasty, or ear correction surgery, is a plastic surgery procedure aimed at changing the shape, position, or size of the ears. Ear correction surgery helps people who don’t feel at ease or are unhappy with the current size or shape of their ears to surgically reshape them and bring a natural balance and symmetry to the face and head. We’ll take a look at the ins and outs of ear correction surgery including what it fixes, how it’s done, who is a good candidate, and the recovery time.
Injectables are one of the most sought-after aesthetic procedures on the market. And it’s no secret why! Injectable treatments offer both women and men a non-invasive way to achieve similar results to much more invasive plastic surgery methods. With so many options available it can be hard for patients to know what injectable would be best for them, especially since many injectables can be used for the same problem areas. The best way to select the right injectable is to think about what you want to accomplish, then go from there. Below are a few of the best options for injectables based on your goals.
One of the most common aesthetic desires for both men and women is getting rid of fat in those stubborn problem areas including abdomen, buttocks, legs and arms. For most men and women, the biggest issue is the excess fat that clings to the abdomen and upper back area. You may be considering a tummy tuck, but are you a good candidate? Below, we look at what makes a patient a good candidate for a tummy tuck, as well as cases in which your surgeon may recommend liposuction over a tummy tuck.
A Body Lift procedure, or belt lipectomy, is a highly effective way to improve the shape and tone of the body by removing excess or sagging skin, cellulite, and fatty deposits. Body Lifts are surgical procedures, but they are highly customizable according to a patient’s specific needs. We're covering everything you need to know about this extensive plastic surgery option:
While there’s no such thing as a “magic bullet” when it comes to weight loss, some procedures are better than others for slimming down and getting rid of those problem areas. You may have heard about a procedure called body contouring, but how does body contouring work, exactly? Body contouring has taken the aesthetics world by storm, gaining popularity as it is safe, effective, and minimally invasive. We’ll take a peek into this booming non-invasive procedure and whether or not it’s the right decision for you.
Juvederm is one of the most common non-invasive treatments that can be widely used for a variety of different reasons, from filling in deep lines and wrinkles, to plumping cheeks and lips. There are a lot of reasons to love Juvederm…here are our top three!
Over 6 million treatments of Botox are performed every year making it one of the most popular anti-aging treatments used by doctors, but many patients are still wonder, "How much does Botox cost?", "Is Botox Painful?", "Can Botox Worsen Your Wrinkles If You Quit Injections?", and so much more. Let's clear up all of this confusion.
Facials can do everything from restoring the PH balance of your skin to lessening the appearance of redness or embarrassing acne. But don’t take our word for it, try one of the five amazing facials offered at HZ Plastic Surgery and take your indulgence to the next level.
Microneedling has recently been touted as one of the next big trends in aesthetic and beauty procedures. Perhaps you haven’t heard of this procedure, what it’s used for, and its potential benefits to you. Luckily, we have everything you need to know about microneedling combined in one place.
If you’ve elected to get FTM Top Surgery, you may have questions about the types of procedures or, more specifically, the types of incisions used. Your surgeon will suggest an incision based on your body type or your surgery goals. Here are the most common types of FTM Top surgery incision techniques.
There are three types of breast augmentation incisions used depending on the type of breast implant, aesthetic preferences, and your plastic surgeon’s recommendation. There are inframammary incisions, periareolar incisions, and transaxillary incisions. So, let’s talk about the various breast augmentation incisions available and what they mean for scarring!
With one simple procedure you could rid your skin of the effects of sun damage, discoloration, rosacea and more. Who doesn’t want that? More specifically, we’re talking about Intense Pulse Light or IPL photofacials. This emerging trend is gaining steam to become one of the most popular aesthetic procedures in the country. You can transform aging, blotchy skin with just a few minutes, and here’s how!
Chances are if you’re considering a Brazilian butt lift, you have a few questions about how the procedure works, the output, and why the Brazilian butt lift is one of the most popular procedures in America. Below, we’ll answer some of your questions about the benefits of this fat transfer procedure over a traditional implant that hopefully help you make the decision on whether or not the Brazilian butt lift is right for you!
How much does a boob job cost on average? Although there is not a single, standard boob job price, they typically cost between $3,000 and $11,000. For people who don't just have an extra few thousand dollars laying around, there is good news: The average price for boob jobs has been dropping.
2018 was a huge year for plastic surgery, with large increases across the board in the number of procedures performed in the United States as well as worldwide. Of the almost 2 million procedures performed over the year, we will look at the most popular plastic surgery procedures of 2018 and share our predictions for trends in the New Year.
When people choose to fulfill their beauty needs at our plastic surgery clinic in Orlando, they’re not only looking at our plastic surgery services. In fact, many of our best clients come in to try some of our wonderful MedSpa services, including our different types of chemical peels. We have seven different kinds of chemical peels to suit our clients’ every need. Interested in trying one out? Here’s everything you need to know about our chemical peels.
Could flawless, fuzz-free skin be in your future this holiday season? Laser hair removal has been a growing trend over the last decade as a way to ditch the razor and waxing appointments for good. It’s become one of the most common aesthetic procedures in the country. Before you take the plunge into the smooth world of laser hair removal, you probably have some questions. Let’s answer some of the most-asked questions about the laser hair removal process.
Our Patient Care Coordinator and long time patient, Frances Leonardo, opens up about her battle with deep rooted insecurity, feelings of depression, and her struggle to feel confident in her own body. Read her open letter as she discusses her difficult past, decision to undergo a Mommy Makeover, and emotional/physical transformation.
When it comes to holiday gifts for the special people in your life you may have a list of items like electronics or clothes or gift cards, but one idea you may have missed is the gift of plastic surgery. If you’re looking to gift plastic surgery in Orlando, here are some great procedures available at HZ Plastic Surgery that would make wonderful gifts this holiday season:
It’s time for many people’s favorite part of the year – holiday season! This is also a great time of the year to treat yourself to the procedure you’ve been wanting and waiting for. After all, it’s the season of giving, so it’s time to give yourself a well-deserved gift to get you looking your best. Here’s a list of the top 5 procedures that can help reshape and get you to looking your best for the holidays.